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Star Child Book Talk McIntyre's 5/5

Star Child Book Talk McIntyre's 5/5 Miss the StarChild book talk at McIntyre's Books? Visit the link above for a full recording. Thanks to all who came out!  "Imagine two mystical and mysterious beings descend from the heavens. What could their journey on earth possibly teach us? Only what it means to be truly human. And that is the greatest lesson of all." -- Meredith Vieira, …

Star Child Selected for 2013 Nautilus Book Award

Star Child has been selected for a 2013 Nautilus Silver Medal Award. The award program, which is in its 13th year, also recognized authors Barbara Kingsolver, Marianne Williamson and Jon Kabat-Zinn this year. Previous winners include Deepak Chopra, Desmond Tutu and The Dalai Lama.  Nautilus Book Awards: Better Books for a Better World "Gold and Silver awards are given to print boo…

McIntyre's Books – Star Child Event 5/5 2:00 p.m.

May 5th, 2 p.m. | McIntyre's Books Imagine two mystical and mysterious beings descend from the heavens. What could their journey on earth possibly teach us? Only what it means to be truly human. And that is the greatest lesson of all. — Meredith Vieira, television journalist. Terra and Marius are star children, heavenly beings who come to earth with all their special wisdom and powe…

A Mentoring Interview with Kay Goldstein

Here is the text of an interview I did for Over My Shoulder Foundation, a non profit organization that encourages mentoring: I was thrilled to be asked to do the interview: Today Kay is being interviewed by Shannon Smith, a youngster from Boston, MA. You know what? This isn’t the first time that Over My Shoulder Foundation has handed the reigns over to a young inquiring mind a…

The Only New Year’s Resolution You Need: Finding & Being your True Self

Okay, it’s that time of year. We begin our list of self improvement tasks: maybe losing that 5 pounds again, saving money, starting an exercise program, etc. There is no doubt that these can be worthwhile aspirations and can make some part of our lives work better. But they are about improving ourselves instead of really being ourselves. What if we started out believing we are accept…

Beyond Grief, Taking Action

In the space between sleep and waking, I look out the window in the wee hours of the morning of Dec 15. There is to be a meteor shower and I look skyward expectantly.   The words of one of my favorite  Dylan songs pops into my head,  " I seen a shooting star tonight, and I thought of you." And then the crushing remembrance of those lost children of Sandy Hook…

The Next Big Thing: Authors Tagging Authors

I am happy to take part in The Next Big Thing: Authors Tagging Authors! I was tagged by Becca Chopra, author of The Chakra Diaries, www.beccachopra.com  I have been tagged in a promotion that requires me to tag more authors in my blog on the week of Nov 26.  I am thrilled to keep this going. So what I am going to do is answer the questions below, tag a new set of  author…

One Book at a Time

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Selling your own book can be a full time job. Nowadays, this seems to be true for authors no matter who your publisher is..unless of course you are already a celebrity with a six figure advance. I have also noticed that it doesn’t leave much time for actual writing.   I spend my days researching reviewers and bloggers, updating social media, scheduling radio or book…

The Star Child Song

For someone who has spent a large part of her life communicating via the written word, I have often been envious of those who are musically inclined. It is not that words themselves cannot form a rhythm or a rhyme. We know words can paint pictures or evoke powerful feelings. But I always felt that music and sound could convey deep levels of understanding that needed no intellect to deciphe…